The Unfortunate Bastard

Record Label: Die Laughing

Alameda, CA

Band Members:

Dave Dalton – Lead Vocals, Guitar and Dobro

Danny Norwood-Guitar/Lap Steel

Greg Langston – Drums, Percussion

John Hansen– Bass and Vocals​

HOBO CIRCUS was released in 2017 and is fourteen (14) song’s featuring Dave Dalton and his band. Dave goes by the moniker of THE UNFORTUNATE BASTARD for this musical project. 

While he could have just put out a full release focusing exclusively on his music, he decided to become the ringmaster and bring along some friends to join his circus.

This album includes; Knox (of the Vibrators), Dave Dictor (MDC), Blag Dahlia (the Dwarves), Screaming Bloody Marys, Dick And Jane, Bill Collins (Fang), Cinder Block (Tilt).

Dave Dalton is a seminal San Francisco street busker punk!

​The Unfortunate Bastard has been profiled in Guitar Player Magazine, Acoustic Magazine, Alternative Press and Razorcake magazine.

The Unfortunate Bastard has shared the stage with Midge Ure (Ultravox), Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds), Avail, The Vibrators, Blag Dahlia (The Dwarves), Nick Oliveri (Queens of the Stone Age), Ian McLagan of The Small Faces/Faces and more.

2020 UFB after 4 years after the first release, HOBO CIRCUS, The Unfortunate Bastard is going entering back into the studio to begin writing and preproduction with a full band.